Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everybody’s Business

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What can individual users do to preserve cybersecurity at work? Your organization is spending on cybersecurity tools, you have an awareness program, and if you look you will find that there are standards and procedures for choosing and maintaining products to help keep information secure. But what can an individual do? Remember – you are the first line of defense. … Read More

Containers: The Developer and Operations Divide

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By now, unless you’ve been vacationing on a remote island off the grid, containers have gained incredible momentum with organizations seeking to increase productivity, agility and innovation. Developers quickly understood the benefits of containers: Simplicity. They are super easy to use. All you need is Docker and a laptop and you are off and running. Lightweight. Containers include only the libraries, other … Read More

CIO Whisperer: How to Influence Infrastructure Transformation

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Bask Iyer, CIO of VMware and Dell Technologies, is not afraid to voice his opinions. “Only the paranoid survive,” he likes to say. “I ask my VMware teams, ‘If we were a start-up, how would we kill VMware?’” Iyer’s acute wit and sense of humor were on full display at the VMworld session “CIO Whisperer: How to Successfully Become Your … Read More

5 Top ransomware exploits that you should know

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We used to call the Internet the “information super-highway” back in the day, when connections were slow, bulletin boards and gopher were about as techie as it got. Those days are long gone, but something of the ‘highway’ has remained, like a bad smell, one that has come back to haunt us in 2017… The highway robber! The person who … Read More

Ransomware & Advanced Attacks: Servers are Different

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Ransomware and other advanced attacks are the scourge of the modern IT security team. If allowed to gain access to your IT environment, these attacks could shut down the organization, denying access to mission critical applications & data for potentially days, or even indefinitely. The result? The disruption of service delivery, lost productivity and a hefty hit to reputation and profits. … Read More

VMware Helps Customers Maximize Hybrid Cloud Investments with New vRealize Cloud Management Platform

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PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – June 06, 2017) – VMware, Inc. (VMW) today introduced major updates across its VMware vRealize® cloud management platform to improve software-defined data center (SDDC) and cloud operations and accelerate application and infrastructure service delivery across hybrid clouds. New releases include VMware vRealize Operations™ 6.6, VMware vRealize Automation™ 7.3, vRealize Business for Cloud™ 7.3, vRealize Log Insight™ … Read More

vROps – A Methodology for Authoring Dashboards

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vRealize Operations Manager, as we know it today, comes packed with a vast array of built-in content. We have dashboards, views, reports, alerts, and a myriad of other content to help us paint the right picture for different types of users. Of this content, the most flexible, but daunting, can be dashboards. While it is admittingly easy to drag and drop some … Read More

Two-Year “Overnight Success:” How Lenovo Engineers Plan to Cut Our Carbon Emissions

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A quick look-up of the definition of breakthrough describes it as “a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development.” Breakthroughs are certainly dramatic and important. However, they are rarely sudden. Rather, they’re the result of years or even decades of incremental improvements, so much so that when they reach the tipping point they appear to have happened instantaneously. To think … Read More

Avoiding cloud surprises with capacity planning and resource management

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As a flight instructor, I always advise my students to avoid the cumulonimbus cloud, which is associated with thunderstorms that create unpredictable conditions and make flying difficult and dangerous. Throughout a 100 years of aviation history, flying in or near this type of weather often makes headlines in the news; with some instances worse than others. When discussing cloud strategies … Read More

7 Practical tips to prevent ransomware attacks on backup storage

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The ransomware threat is real and it’s much more than just a PC problem. Here at Veeam, we see customers and partners encounter ransomware in a number of situations including the data center. One important part of being resilient to ransomware is being able to recover from backups. That’s the Availability you want when things don’t go as planned, should … Read More